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Primary control zone (PCZ-71 – British Columbia)

Revocation order

Revocation Order (Section 27.3 of the Health of Animals Act)

WHEREAS, I, Dr. Siddika Mithani, President of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, am of the opinion that the order declaring the primary control zone set out in the Schedule attached hereto is no longer necessary with regard to highly pathogenic avian influenza that may affect animals or that may be transmitted by animals to persons.

WHEREAS I am authorized under section 27.3 of the Health of Animals ActFootnote 1 (the Act) to revoke an order made under subsection 27(1) of the Act;

THEREFORE, I hereby revoke the Declaration Order made pursuant to subsection 27(1) of the Act in respect of the primary control zone set out in the Schedule attached hereto;

AND THEREFORE I hereby also revoke the Designation Order made pursuant to subsection 27(2) of the Health of Animals Act in respect of the animals and things set out in the Schedule attached hereto.

Dated at Ottawa this day of July 26, 2022, at 5:00 pm.

Siddika Mithani, Ph.D.
President of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Schedule

Primary Control Zone (PCZ) Primary Control Zone Declaration Order Date Designation Order Date
PCZ-71 June 17, 2022 June 17, 2022
Designation order

WHEREAS, on June 17, 2022, primary control zone 71 was declared by the President of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, under subsection 27(1) of the Health of Animals ActFootnote 1 for highly pathogenic avian influenza; and whereas I am authorized under section 33 of the Act to exercise the power of the Minister under subsection 27(2) of the Act.

THEREFORE, under subsection 27(2) of the Act, in respect of that primary control zone, I hereby, by order, designate the animals and things listed in the Schedule attached as being capable of being infected or contaminated by the highly pathogenic avian influenza.

Dated at Ottawa this day of June 17, 2022, at 9:11 am.
Penny Greewood, Inspector

Schedule

CommercialFootnote 2 or non-commercialFootnote 3 poultry. This includes day-old poultry and hatching eggs, eggs and other products or by-products of such captive domestic poultry, and things that have been exposed to such a bird.

AND

Other captive birds (including birds that are raised in captivity for racing, exhibitions, zoological collections, competitions, or pets) if movements may result in contact with commercial or non-commercial poultry or their facilities. This includes eggs, other products or by-products of other captive birds, and things that have been exposed to such a bird.

Declaration order

WHEREAS, I, Dr. Siddika Mithani, President of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, under the delegated authority of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food (the Honorable Marie-Claude Bibeau), believe that the disease, highly pathogenic avian influenza, exists in the area in Canada described in the schedule attached hereto.

THEREFORE, I hereby declare, pursuant to subsection 27(1) of the Health of Animals ActFootnote 1, that the area described in the Schedule attached is a Primary Control Zone, effective the date below, in which I believe that highly pathogenic avian influenza exists.

Dated at Ottawa this day of June 17, 2022, at 8:00 am.

Siddika Mithani, Ph.D.
President of the CFIA

Schedule

"Primary Control Zone for highly pathogenic avian influenza in the Province of British Columbia – Declaration Schedule" described as:

The following area in the province of British Columbia bounded by:

Geographical boundaries for: Primary Control Zone 71 (PCZ-71)

  • Starting at Cedar Road and Woodbank Road.
  • North on Woodbank Road until White Road.
  • North on White Road until GPS coordinate -123.852 49.128 degrees.
  • North from GPS coordinate -123.852 49.128 degrees across terrain until the shoreline of Strait of Georgia (GPS coordinate -123.852 49.128 degrees).
  • Northeast from GPS coordinate -123.852 49.128 degrees around Gabriola Island until GPS coordinate -123.632 49.069 degrees (Valdes Island shore).
  • West from GPS coordinate -123.632 49.069 degrees across Valdes Island until GPS coordinate -123.656 49.0658 degrees.
  • West from GPS coordinate -123.656 49.0658 degrees across water until GPS coordinate -123.762 49.0653 degrees (Laguna Vista Road).
  • West on Laguna Vista Road until Yellow Point Road (GPS coordinate -123.767 49.052 degrees).
  • Northwest from GPS coordinate -123.767 49.052 degrees across terrain until GPS coordinate -123.800 49.057 degrees (Long Lake Road).
  • Northwest from GPS coordinate -123.800 49.057 degrees across terrain until GPS coordinate -123.832 49.086 degrees (Yellow Pointe Road).
  • North on Yellow Point Road until Cedar Road.
  • North on Cedar Road until Woodbank Road.
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